"What did you call me ?" Nottingham Local Custom Tip by sourbugger

Nottingham Local Customs: 12 reviews and 15 photos

  Don't look at me with those eyes..
by sourbugger
 
 

It is very common to be referred to as a 'Duck' in the East Midlands - and Nottingham is very much the capital of the East Midlands.

If someone is in their 50's or over it sounds quite quaint, but when a youngster says "Thanks Duck" it does sound a little odd.

Listen out for it.

P.S If you really are a duck, I'm not sure what the ettiquette is.

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  • Written Mar 26, 2004
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